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Keegan-Michael Key Channels His Inner J.K. Simmons in Bhi Bhiman's New Music Video

Here's the new music video for Moving to Brussels by Bhi Bhiman, a Whiplash parody in which Keegan-Michael Key is a really, really hard to please music instructor. The track is off of Bhi's new album Rhythm & Reason, which is out tomorrow.

Key and Peele, Nick Kroll, Adam DeVine, and More Share Their Least Favorite Comedy Clichés

HitFix recently got the opportunity to interview a bunch of Comedy Central stars, and they posed an interesting question to all of them: "Which comedy clichés bother you most?" The responses are equally varied and hilarious — who knew Nick Kroll had such a low tolerance for pretty much everything?

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele Share Their NFL Playoff Picks

Key and Peele are hosting Comedy Central's first-ever Super Bowl special on January 30th at 10:00pm, and to get you pumped they've made two clips as NFL commentators Bertram Skilling and Dante Pibb making their weekend playoff picks ahead of the big game. Watch their predictions for the Ravens vs. Patriots and the Panthers vs. Seahawks, above, then watch Sunday's round of picks below:

Here's 'Key and Peele' Director Peter Atencio's Favorite Sketch This Season

In case you missed last night's Key and Peele, Comedy Central uploaded the wonderful, weird, and inevitably disturbing "Aerobics Meltdown" sketch today. Director Peter Atencio wrote a blog post that breaks down all the work that went into it and why it's his favorite Key and Peele sketch this season "and possibly ever." If you're curious what inspired them to produce this sketch, check out our look back at the 1987 Crystal Light National Aerobic Championship with host Alan Thicke.

Key and Peele Teach Letterman How to Bro Hug

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele were guests on Friday's Late Show, where they told Letterman about the inspiration for their "Obama Meet & Greet" sketch, gave him a complete lesson in bro hugs, and did a bit as their recurring valet characters — who, it turns out, are really into Paulie Shafes. Watch more from their interview below:

Take a Trip to "Negrotown" with Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele

Key and Peele doesn't return to Comedy Central until July, but in the meantime they just released a special treat — a season 5 sneak peek called "Negrotown" starring Key as a man getting arrested for no reason and Peele as his momentary guide to a magical land where white people and racism don't exist. It's one part grand choreographed musical number, one part scathing police brutality takedown, and overall a fantastic preview for what we can expect from the new season premiering on Wednesday, July 8th.

Key and Peele Get Ready for the Super Bowl with "East/West Bowl Pro Edition"

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are hosting Comedy Central's first-ever Super Bowl special Friday night, and today they released a clip featuring a brand new installment of their hit Key and Peele "East/West Bowl" sketches, this time for pros only. They brought along some real NFLers with amazing names too like D'Brickashaw Ferguson, Ishmaa'ily Kitchen, and Frostee Rucker.

Key and Peele Are Hosting a Super Bowl Special on Comedy Central

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele just lined up a new gig at Comedy Central. The network announced today that the Key and Peele stars will host its first-ever one-hour Super Bowl sketch special two days before the Super Bowl on January 30th at 10:00pm with an encore airing the following night at 11:00pm. Hopefully the East/West College Bowl guys make at least a few appearances.

Key and Peele Reveal Some of Their Favorite Made-Up Words on 'Conan'

Here's a clip from Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele's visit to last night's Conan, where they broke down some of their favorite made-up words including "nooice," "Armenian conveyor belt," and the versatile "bup bup bup bup." Click through to watch more from their interview with Conan:

Watch Keegan-Michael Key and Nyima Funk in a 2002 Second City Sketch

Welcome to The Second City Archives, in which we post an exclusive clip each week of some of comedy's biggest superstars performing early in their careers on the legendary Chicago stage. Second City has generously given us a glimpse into their extensive archive of live performances, and over the coming weeks we'll be sharing some rare and retro comedy never before seen on the web.

This week's clip comes from Second City's 2002 E.T.C. revue Curious George Goes to War, which featured ensemble performers Samantha Albert, Jean Villepique, Andy Cobb, Nyima Funk, Peter Grosz, and Keegan-Michael Key. In the above sketch, Key and Funk play two very different Chicago [...]

Watch Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key at the White House Correspondents' Dinner

SNL's Cecily Strong headlined as guest comedian at the White House Correspondents' Dinner over the weekend, and even with an uptight crowd who weren't always eager to laugh at themselves, Strong didn't hold back, targeting everyone from Fox News ("Fox News is losing some viewers, and may they rest in peace") to Brian Williams ("And what can I say about Brian Williams? Nothing, because I work for NBC") to Obama's greying hair ("Your hair is so white now, it can talk back to police").

Prior to Strong's speech, Keegan-Michael Key also appeared onstage with President Obama as his "anger translator" Luther, which you can check out below:

Key and Peele Are Back with Their NFC and AFC Championship Game Picks

Key and Peele are hosting a Super Bowl special on Comedy Central at the end of the month, and this week they're back as NFL commentators Bertram Skilling and Dante Pibb with another round of playoff picks. Check out their predictions for Sunday's Packers vs. Seahawks NFC championship game above, then check out their picks for the Colts vs. Patriots AFC championship game below:

Check Out "Al Qaeda Meeting" from Last Night's 'Key and Peele' Finale

The first half of Key and Peele's fourth season wrapped up on Comedy Central last night, and in case you missed it, check out the above sketch "Al Qaeda Meeting" featuring Key, Peele, David Krumholtz, and more as a group of terrorists plotting against their toughest enemy yet: the TSA. If Key and Peele haven't been selected for TSA's PreCheck program yet, they certainly deserve a spot on the list after this sketch.

Key and Peele's First Film 'Keanu' Will Be About a Kidnapped Cat

From a Police Academy reboot to a Substitute Teacher movie to a collaboration with Judd Apatow, Comedy Central stars Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele have been in talks to develop a ton of film projects lately. Deadline reports that they've lined up their first official film with New Line, and it's definitely the weirdest of all the projects in their pipeline. Written by Peele and Key and Peele/Community writer Alex Rubens, Keanu will tell "the story of friends who pose as drug dealers to infiltrate the criminal underworld, all to retrieve a stolen kitty." Here's how Peele summed it up: "The movie should resonate with [...]